Usage examples for twofold

  1. Every lecture from him at this time was a lesson in teaching as well as in natural history, and to many of his hearers this gave his lectures a twofold value, as bearing directly upon their own occupation. – Louis Agassiz: His Life and Correspondence by Louis Agassiz
  2. This absolute personal control of each man over his own future lies in a twofold power: the one being that integrity, moral purpose, aspirations, have a creative power of the most potent character; and the other being in that one attracts to himself the spiritual companionship and sympathetic co- operation of just such quality as his own. – The Life Radiant by Lilian Whiting
  3. In this way the sly Turk accomplished a twofold purpose; in the first place he had compelled the people to recognize the tax, and in the second place he had found out how many taxpayers there were; then he at once imposed the frightful tax of two Hungarian florins a head. – The Golden Age in Transylvania by Mór Jókai
  4. The point of work is twofold. – Father Payne by Arthur Christopher Benson
  5. In every good, where two are one, A twofold holiness doth reign; The greatest joy this world can give Is when earth's long desires shall live, When two as soul to soul are born again. – The Bridal March; One Day by Bjørnstjerne Bjørnson
  6. They have plainly a twofold duty to themselves as well as to their opponents. – Orthodoxy: Its Truths And Errors by James Freeman Clarke
  7. The object for which this excursion was undertaken was twofold- first, to ascertain if there were any fish in a large lake about ten miles distant from the fort; and, secondly, to give little Edith a drive for the good of her health. – Ungava by R.M. Ballantyne
  8. The Cabinet of London found a twofold advantage in encouraging this system, which not merely excited irritation against the powerful enemy of England, but diverted from the British Government the clamour which some of its measures were calculated to create. – The Project Gutenberg Memoirs of Napoleon Bonaparte by Bourrienne, Constant, and Stewarton
  9. This twofold purpose gives richness and dignity to science. – Composition-Rhetoric by Stratton D. Brooks
  10. This twofold appeal to the highest and strongest feelings which Godfrey possesses ought to have silenced him. – The Red Hand of Ulster by George A. Birmingham
  11. Michael Wigglesworth, the poet of " The Day of Doom," and Charles Chauncy, the second president of Harvard College, were instances of this twofold service. – The Complete PG Works of Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr. by Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr. (The Physician and Poet not the Jurist)
  12. Christianity affected the conception in a twofold manner. – The Unity of Civilization by Various
  13. The more normal our physical and spiritual bodies are in structure and function, the more harmonious our thought life and emotional life, the more abundant will be the influx of vital force into the twofold organism. – Nature Cure by Henry Lindlahr
  14. This arrangement was a twofold attack on the gentile constitution. – The Origin of the Family Private Property and the State by Frederick Engels
  15. In other words those necessary periods of repose are a source of true enjoyment, because, thanks to them, we enjoy the delight of recollection which increases twofold the reality of happiness. – The Memoires of Casanova, Complete The Rare Unabridged London Edition Of 1894, plus An Unpublished Chapter of History, By Arthur Symons by Jacques Casanova de Seingalt
  16. In the eyes of Nature this was a twofold crime. – Natural Law in the Spiritual World by Henry Drummond
  17. There is a twofold mistake among men about the point of believing. – The Works of the Rev. Hugh Binning by Hugh Binning
  18. In a similar manner we have a twofold punishment attached to crime in this world. – Reasonableness of Catholic Ceremonies and Practices by John J. Burke
  19. Now, there is a twofold proof of experiments; the one is the result of practice, the other is the result of faith. – The Pharisee And The Publican by John Bunyan